Zwolle is a lively city with a population of more than 120,000. It boasts a beautiful city centre with historic buildings, canals and the remainders of an old city wall.
But Zwolle has more to offer than just historic landmarks. The city is also rich in art and culture. It has two large theatre locations, ‘Odeon’ and ‘De Spiegel’, as well as a small narrative theatre and unique cinema. The Zwolle art route takes visitors along the city’s numerous studios and galleries, and art lovers will also find plenty to enjoy at the Stedelijk Museum and Museum De Fundatie.
Zwolle has great shopping facilities. There are charming shopping streets in the centre, where large chain stores alternate with small specialty shops. There are also plenty of culinary delights to be found in and around the centre, ranging from top restaurants like ‘De Librije’ to bistros and cafés.